Transport News: Navigable cast iron aqueduct reopens

One of the world's highest navigable cast iron aqueducts has reopened after a £2 million restoration. The Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, which runs 40m above the Dee Valley on the Welsh border near Llangollen, reopened for boat traffic last week. It follows a two-year project by British Waterways to restore the grade I listed structure, built by Thomas Telford and William Jessop, in time for its 200th birthday next year.

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